This year, Philadelphia was home to a conference centering women’s health issues, as well as issues for LGBT physicians and members of the queer community.
After two years of production, TransWork, a job resource program built by Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce Independence Business Alliance (IBA) launches this fall with a series of workshops and job fairs built to benefit the city’s trans and nonbinary communities.
At the end of her third year in high school, Ivy* sewed a quilt corresponding to the theme “belonging.”
The creation’s perimeter is made of pink, purple and blue swatches — a nod to the bisexual flag. It surrounds a smaller, brown square that represents the African-American community and frames a rainbow-colored female symbol at the piece’s center.
A Philadelphia judge has disqualified Sherrie Cohen from running for a seat on City Council as an Independent candidate in the general election after having relinquished her primary run as a Democrat.
A trans woman who’s suing the University of Pennsylvania and its hospital for medical malpractice, wrongful termination and other wrongdoing continues to fight for the right to remain anonymous as a litigant.
Through Sept. 12, the facade of the historic Eastern State Penitentiary will flicker with footage from 20 animated short films made by incarcerated people projected onto its Fairmount Avenue exterior.